Leek 'Bulgarian Giant' Seeds

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Leek 'Bulgarian Giant' - 30x Seeds

The long, white-stemmed leek can be eaten raw, sliced in salads, sautéed or added to soups and pies. Leeks are a good source of vitamins A, C and K, and contain lots of dietary fibre. In colder climates, leeks are at their peak between May and October.

A very large variety which is easy to grow. 

Why leeks are good to eat

  • Leeks are a good source of vitamins A, C and K (important for helping your blood to clot).
  • They also contain minerals such as iron (which is important for red blood cells) and manganese (involved in the regulation of brain and nerve function).
  • Leeks are also a good source of dietary fibre.
  • Energy – 100 g of leeks supplies 125 kJ.
Seed Starting Method Raise seedlings and plant out or sow directly into soil
Sowing Depth 5mm
Growing Season Spring & Autumn
Germination Time 10-14  days at around 21c
Hardiness Hardy Perennial
Plant Spacing  12cm
Plant Height N/A
Planting Position Partial or full sun, moist well manured soil
Days Until Maturity  100-110 days 
Growing tips Use a high phosphorus flower food at the beginning of bloom season.

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